Mormon Battalion Monument Commission Design competition artwork
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Scope and Content
In 1921 the Mormon Battalion Monument Commission held a nationwide competition to select a design for a monument honoring the Mormon Battalion. This 24 x 30 inch water color painting appears to be the proposed design submitted by Gilbert P. Riswold, the winning artist. Included with the piece of art is a negative from a photo of the painting made in 2003 at a patrons request.
Correspondence from the Mormon Battalion Monument Commission, Series 1141, provides correspondence of the Mormon Battalion Monument Commission.
Administrative records from the Mormon Battalion Monument Commission, Series 1155, are documents related to planning and constructing the monument.
Monument blueprints from the Mormon Battalion Monument Commission, Series 19998, provide further schematic information on the Mormon Battalion Monument.
Daughters of the Mormon Battalion records from the Mormon Battalion Monument Commission, Series 25155, present other documents related to the planning and constructing of the monument.
Scrapbook and Newspaper Clippings from the Mormon Battalion Monument Commission, Series 25156, document press reaction to both the Mormon Battalion and the monument created in their honor.
This series is classified as Public.
Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.
This series was processed by James Kichas in July 2003.
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